What's New with Ambari?

  • The latest release of Ambari is Ambari 2.7.8.
  • Ambari 2.7.0 added the following features:
    • The Ambari UI, Ambari Server, and Ambari Agent have been significantly reworked to more efficiently handle large cluster management
    • In order to more efficiently manage large clusters, the AMS schema has been updated, and metric aggregation has been improved.
    • Updated default configurations, and configuration recommendations to ensure AMS is tuned well out of the box.
    • Added support for easily adding and managing new HDFS namespaces.
    • Added support for managing ViewFS mount table configuration.
    • Added FreeIPA as a supported KDC implementation.
    • Added support for a new Isilon Management Pack that can be used to easily install HDP on an existing Isilon OneFS implementation.
    • Ambari Infra Solr now uses Solr 7.
    • Amazon Linux is now a supported deployment platform.
    • Commonly customized properties are now confgurable all in one place during the installation, making it much easier to quickly configure your installation.
    • Added the ability for teams to quickly see who initiated operations like Add Service, Add Host, Enable HA, etc.
    • Added the ability for teams to quickly see who performed operations like restarting services, etc.
    • Made it easier to find hosts when adding services to a large cluster with many components deployed to it.
    • Added the ability to bulk add and delete components to multiple hosts.
    • Added the ability to delete hosts in bulk.
    • Created a new API portal in the Ambari Server to quickly understand and try out the Ambari API. Navigate to http://ambari.server:8080/api-docs to view the portal.
    • Made it easer to setup SSO for Ambari, Atlas, and Ranger.
  • Ambari 2.6.2 added the following features:
    • Protecting Zeppelin Notebook SSL credentials
    • Setting appropriate HTTP headers for using Cloud Object Stores with HDP
  • Ambari 2.6.1 added the following feature:
    • Conditionally Install LZO packages through Ambari (AMBARI-22457)

Getting Ambari Source

See Ambari Development guide on how to check out the source and build it.


You can follow all the work going on by watching the Ambari JIRA project. You can see the JIRA details for Ambari here:


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